Archive for the ‘Coping Techniques’ Category

Ehlers-Danlos – “An Accident Waiting To Happen”

Posted on June 18, 2015

Philip Howard was the 88th person in Britain to be diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS). He has written a book about his fight to overcome adversity. Philip Howard’s new book “An Accident Waiting To Happen” tells of living with a rare condition that leaves him prone to falling over and breaking bones. Ben Blosse reports. […]

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“The Feldenkrais Method” Webinar by Cynthia Allen – Video Available

Posted on March 17, 2015

Watch this FREE online learning session!    Cynthia Allen, GCFP, STMI gave a presentation titled “The Feldenkrais Method and other Somatic Approaches to Improve Function and Ease”. It focuses on movement techniques to increase your body awareness and learning how to improve your quality of movement.   Sponsored by       Click here for a link to […]

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Roslyn’s Quest for a Service Dog to Assist with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Posted on February 7, 2015

In response to one mother’s request for help, proposed legislation requiring insurance companies to provide coverage for the costs for service dogs will be considered by lawmakers in Hartford, CT.  Roslyn is navigating the process of obtaining a service dog for assistance with her EDS needs. The community is rallying behind her! By Kathleen Schassler, The […]

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Chronic Pain from Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Leads to a Drastic Decision

Posted on December 26, 2014

Elisha Morgan’s 8-year struggle with severe foot pain lead to an Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis that changed her life. Her doctors exhausted all treatment options. Now, she considers making a very difficult decision … (Part 1 of 3)

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How Yoga Helps Christine Cope with Ehlers-Danlos Pain

Posted on November 26, 2014

Christine has found a method to cope with her Ehlers Danlos Syndrome that works well for her. Practicing gentle yoga has changed the way she thinks and feels about her pain and helps her get back more control over her life.   By Locke Hughes. “Many of us have dealt with a painful injury or illness at some point […]

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Cleveland Clinic webinar on “POTs, Syncope and Other Autonomic Disorders” held November 12, 2014

Posted on October 10, 2014

Cleveland Clinic webinar Date: Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Time: 12:00 PM (EST) (See link at the bottom of this article to register) Autonomic disorders are neurological diseases which can affect the cardiovascular system. Syncope, Dysautonomia and POTs (Postural Tachycardia Syndrome) are the most common forms. Over one million Americans are impacted with a primary autonomic […]

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